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  1. Jointing

    Snapshot Title: Jointing
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Cretaceous strata at Swift Dam
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    highlighted by oxidation



  2. Mr. E. coli

    Snapshot Title: Mr. E. coli
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Cretaceous strata at Swift Dam
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...makes his customary appearance!



  3. Mississippian carbonates of the Rockies

    Snapshot Title: Mississippian carbonates of the Rockies
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pine Butte, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Riding along thrust faults, these much older rocks (~300 Ma) have climbed up on top of the younger Cretaceous rocks (~100 Ma) seen in the foreground.



  4. Two Medicine / Horsethief conact

    Snapshot Title: Two Medicine / Horsethief conact
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pine Butte, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Terrestrial Two-Med below (disorganized outcrop pattern), Marine Horsethief above (continuous horizontal strata)



  5. Eponymous

    Snapshot Title: Eponymous
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartooth Highway
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The bear's tooth itself



  6. Tarn

    Snapshot Title: Tarn
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartooth Highway
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    a lovely little glacial pond in a cirque



  7. Rock with thermal halo

    Snapshot Title: Rock with thermal halo
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: NOVA GEOLOGY ROCKS
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Archean basement of the Wyoming Terrane, doing its thing.



  8. Eagle Optics

    Snapshot Title: Eagle Optics
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Cascade Canyon
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Their "ranger" binoculars are an awesome pair of optics at a reasonable price (less than $500)



  9. Kind of Half Dome-esque

    Snapshot Title: Kind of Half Dome-esque
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Cascade Canyon
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  10. Coldstream Valley

    Snapshot Title: Coldstream Valley
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: 2011-06-14 - Pano of Coldstream By Rebecca 1
    Image Owner: catherinecc



    Description:

    Sign



  11. I've got my location picked...

    Snapshot Title: I've got my location picked...
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Monocline in Madison Group limestones, western Bighorn Range, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...for the next major rockfall event in Shell Canyon...



  12. Shell, Wyoming

    Snapshot Title: Shell, Wyoming
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Monocline in Madison Group limestones, western Bighorn Range, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    is this way, down the canyon and out into the Bighorn Basin.



  13. Hinge of the monocline

    Snapshot Title: Hinge of the monocline
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Monocline in Madison Group limestones, western Bighorn Range, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sweet look at a nice fold.



  14. The GeoPrius

    Snapshot Title: The GeoPrius
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Contact between Tensleep Formation & Goose Egg Formation, east of Shell, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in the field, hard at work



  15. Contact!

    Snapshot Title: Contact!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Contact between Tensleep Formation & Goose Egg Formation, east of Shell, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The Permian-Triassic Goose Egg Formation (orangey tan) overlies the Pennsylvanian Tensleep Formation (purple) in a roadcut west of Shell, Wyoming. The contact, originally horizontal, dips to the west,...



  16. Cliffs above

    Snapshot Title: Cliffs above
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Archean/Cambrian nonconformity at Wind River Canyon, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    are limestone



  17. Conglomerate

    Snapshot Title: Conglomerate
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Archean/Cambrian nonconformity at Wind River Canyon, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    at the bottom of maroon-ish lunate lens



  18. Bedding

    Snapshot Title: Bedding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Archean/Cambrian nonconformity at Wind River Canyon, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in the Cambrian Flathead Sandstone



  19. Mr. E. coli

    Snapshot Title: Mr. E. coli
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Em4 fluvial process model after a run
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    likes fluvial geomorphology



  20. Toys

    Snapshot Title: Toys
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Em4 fluvial process model after a run
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Construction equipment



  21. Sediment dispenser unit

    Snapshot Title: Sediment dispenser unit
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Em4 fluvial process model after a run
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Pulsed inputs of plastic modeling medium



  22. Tafoni

    Snapshot Title: Tafoni
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Tafoni-covered wall, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  23. Classic looking tafoni

    Snapshot Title: Classic looking tafoni
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Tafoni-covered wall, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  24. Mr. E. coli

    Snapshot Title: Mr. E. coli
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Tafoni-covered wall, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Can you find others?



  25. cm-enabled pencil for scale

    Snapshot Title: cm-enabled pencil for scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Tafoni-covered wall, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  26. Tafoni

    Snapshot Title: Tafoni
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Wall of Makanda Sandstone, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Honeycomb weathering pattern



  27. Tafoni

    Snapshot Title: Tafoni
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Wall of Makanda Sandstone, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    honeycomb weathering pattern



  28. Mr. E. coli

    Snapshot Title: Mr. E. coli
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Wall of Makanda Sandstone, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    is out of focus :(



  29. Cross bedding

    Snapshot Title: Cross bedding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Wall of Makanda Sandstone, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Current flow was from the right towards the left.



  30. cm-scale pencil

    Snapshot Title: cm-scale pencil
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Wall of Makanda Sandstone, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    to provide a sense of scale



  31. Gigapan rig

    Snapshot Title: Gigapan rig
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Rockfish Quarry 2
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Shooting a proper gigapan from another perspective.



  32. Clast

    Snapshot Title: Clast
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Rockfish Quarry 2
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  33. The gigapanner

    Snapshot Title: The gigapanner
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Camoflauged...



  34. Time series of Jay walking downhill

    Snapshot Title: Time series of Jay walking downhill
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Kind of cool to see the progression (and intense concentration!) through successive columns of gigapan shots.



  35. Juniper berries

    Snapshot Title: Juniper berries
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  36. Bedding

    Snapshot Title: Bedding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Almost vertical here



  37. Funny similarity

    Snapshot Title: Funny similarity
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    One light, one dark



  38. A good look at some clasts

    Snapshot Title: A good look at some clasts
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in the Rockfish Conglomerate



  39. Clasts

    Snapshot Title: Clasts
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Big chunks!



  40. Jay Kaufman

    Snapshot Title: Jay Kaufman
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    of the University of Maryland



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